Are you looking for a career in the business industry, but don’t have a lot of free time to go to school?
The Online Business Administration Program at Southern Careers Institute offers the same Business Administration training courses that are at our ground campuses.
The main difference is, you can take them from the comfort of your own home or any place that has a reliable internet connection.
Learning business administration online makes it possible for you to balance work, family, life, and school with the flexibility you need to complete your education.
Online Training For Business Administration
A career in Business Administration is both rewarding and versatile. Because all businesses need knowledgeable staff that can manage day-to-day operations, job opportunities are available in a variety of sectors.
By studying online, you can get the training you need on your own schedule without having to travel to a physical classroom.
Our online courses provide the training and skills needed to understand and support a variety of business processes. Some of the training includes recognizing compliant practices, maintaining finances, marketing services or products, and collaborating with others to complete business projects.
Online training in Business Administration will qualify you for opportunities, including:
- Assistant Administrator
- Assistant Manager
- Administrator Coordinator
- Management Trainee
- Office Manager
- Office Assistant
- Shift supervisor
- Administrative Assistant
- Account Management
- Customer Service Associate
- Sales Support Specialist
- Sales Manager
- Sales Coordinator
Industries where business administrators are in high demand, include Accounting, Sales and Marketing, E-Commerce, Banking, Insurance, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Healthcare, Retail, and Property Management.
Hospitals, universities, and non-profit organizations are also in need of employees with business and organizational skills.
For those interested in starting their own small businesses, online learning is perfect. In this program, you will study all you need to know for setting up, operating, marketing, and growing your self-owned business venture.
Flexible Business Administration Classes
One of the top benefits of online programs is the flexibility they offer. Online Business Administration students still have instructors and are expected to spend an equivalent amount of time on their courses.
The time spent on course work is the same as campus-based students, but able to be completed on his or her own time and schedule. If a student fails to actively participate in an online class for ten calendar days, however, he or she will be dropped from the course.
Another benefit of online training is the freedom it allows. You don’t have to wait until you’re in a better position to devote all your time to school before you can advance your career.
Online Classes Are Ideal For:
- Parents with small children
- Anyone who can’t afford or don’t want to leave their day jobs
- Those with responsibilities like caring for aging parents
- People who travel often
- Those with disabilities who may have difficulty sitting in a classroom for any amount of time
- Potential students who want to continue their education, but do not feel comfortable being in a classroom
- Anyone interested in advancing their career by getting additional training
The coursework for the Online Business Administration Program is the same as for the campus-based program.
Online Coursework Includes:
- Accounting Foundations
- Business Law
- Business Communication
- Human Resources
- Management Principles
- Financial Management
- Starting Your Own Business
- Marketing and Sales
- Business Operations
- Customer Service
- Office Procedures
- Computerized Financial Reporting
- Application Presentation and Sharing
- Career Readiness
- Word Processing and Spreadsheets
Attending classes full-time, a student can expect to complete the program in approximately 33 to 48 weeks and be ready for employment.
Earn Business Certifications Online
Upon graduation, business certifications are available to students online. While these may not be mandatory to find employment, they give credibility and opportunities for advancement to job seekers.
Online business graduates will be prepared to pursue certifications in:
- Entrepreneurship and Small Business
- Microsoft Office Specialist Word
- Microsoft Office Specialist Excel
- Microsoft Office Specialist Outlook
- QuickBooks Certified User – Online
National certifications help you in today’s job market by expressing your competency and ability to take on leadership roles.
How To Start
To get started in the Business Administration online program at SCI, complete the complete the online application request. Be sure to select ONLINE when asked to specify a campus.
Next, you will speak with an Admissions Advisor who will discuss your career goals with you and walk you through the process of completing your application. The advisor can assist you with class schedules and provide you with guidance and support to prepare for career training.
You will need your social security number, proof of a high school diploma or GED, and transcripts if you will be transferring credits.
Once admitted, online students will take an orientation class that will introduce them to the learning platform and reinforce the skills needed to succeed in an online classroom. When the orientation class is successfully passed, students gain access to online courses.
Finding a Job After Training
Upon graduating from the Online Business Administration Program at Southern Careers Institute, students are prepared for entry-level work in a variety of fields. Although SCI does not guarantee employment, we will do all we can to assist you in your job search.
You can contact the contact the Career Services Department has a list of employer partners who post jobs for SCI students, and the team will try to match your skills and personality with employers’ needs. They will also help you build your resume, provide interviewing techniques, and supply job readiness training.
Your SCI Connect interactive profile will showcase your certifications and skills to let potential employers know who you really are. On it, you can upload your resume, skill badges, work experience, and a video profile showing you putting what you learned into practice.
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